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Re: [TowerTalk] Heliax Connectors

To: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Heliax Connectors
From: "Jim Brown" <>
Reply-to: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 14:34:38 -0700
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On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 16:57:19 -0400, Ryan Jairam wrote:

>I would just get N connectors and adapters and use that instead.
>Practically nobody else but ham and CB use UHF connectors anymore.

Think about WHY. There's nothing wrong with GOOD UHF connectors for 
use at HF and VHF, and hams are almost the only users of HF in any 
volume. There's no advantage to using N connectors below at least 
500 MHz, and they cost a lot more. 

Note that I'm talking about QUALITY connectors from major mfrs like 
Amphenol, Kings, and Pomona, not unbranded junk from ham vendors and 


Jim K9YC


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